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- HOW DO THE HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE PUBLIC RELATIONS APPLY TO CURRENT DAY NEWS.
In today's happenings a lot can be linked to the application of public relations in news, politically, religiously and socio-economically.
Various governments have applied historical fundamentals of public relations in their favors. In he recent times, the Brexit referendum was won by the current government of Britain by a collaborative effort of members of the government with the foreign secretary Boris Johnson playing the spin and propaganda game well by feeding the interest of the masses which translated into numbers in their favor.
The same could said to be true in Africa and specifically in Ghana and Nigeria where both ruling governments made outrageous economic, social intervention policy and good good governance promises to counteract the loopholes in erstwhile incumbent.
The same is applicable to the victory of the republicans. The then flag-bearer firstly, listened to the opinions of the populace and focused his campaign messages on what the majority of the electorates had cried against in the Obama administration, and promised their requests.
In religion, the Catholic faithfuls have been convinced of orderlies and absence of financial prudence in Vatican despite allegations of of fiscal mismanagement in the top leadership.
- HOW MIGHT THE ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS FIT WITHIN A LARGER MARKETING CAMPAIGN?
Being a two-way phase between the clients and the publics, the relations can play major roles in innovation of existing products and introduction of newer ones as well through research and client complains.These together with good reputation could go a long a way to increase a market share of the a corporation by promoting a good image and consumer satisfaction.
- HOW DO YOU THINK DEVELOPMENTS IN SOCIAL MEDIA ARE IMPACTING THE FIELD OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
Though developments in social media would create unprofessionalism and competition for the public relation practices, it can also form an avenue for the practitioners to extend their relationship with the publics in various forms. It would also enable them to go international with ease as they participate in the virtual economy.